You must have a Windows- or Mac-based laptop or desktop computer. Tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices may work for some parts of your coursework, but will not work for others.
Operating System Requirements
Operating system requirements are as follows. You may need local administrative access to your operating system.
For PC Users
- Minimum Operating System: Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10
- Recommended Operating System: Windows 8.1 or 10
For Mac Users
- Minimum/Recommended Operating System: OS X
Web Access and Browser
You must have access to a high-speed internet connection via DSL, cable, fiber optic
or satellite at an FCC-recommended rate of 4 Mbps for optimal performance. Recommended
web browsers are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 or
11, Microsoft Edge or Apple Safari.
Other Software and Plug Ins
You also should download and install or update to the most recent versions of the following free software:
Individual courses may have other software requirements including basic word processing software. Check your course syllabus for specific software requirements.